In pictures: England's Ashes celebrations
The bails are off

When umpires Billy Bowden and Rudi Koetzen took the bails off the stumps at The Oval to confirm England's first Ashes win since 1987, the famous old ground erupted.

Seven weeks of intense cricket had boiled down to the final day of the final Test.

And the relief in the England dressing room was tangible.

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